The Fall Of The House Of Usher

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The narrator visits the estate of Roderick Usher, one of his intimate boyhood companions, due to a letter requesting his company. Upon his visit, the narrator observes that the house seems to have absorbed an evil and the nightmarish atmosphere from the decaying trees and the murky ponds. After entering, the narrator is mysteriously trapped by the interest of the master of the House of Usher, Roderick. In “The Fall of the House of Usher” it states, “and during this period I was busied in earnest endeavours to alleviate the melancholy of my friend,” (Poe 6). Despite the frightful atmosphere, the narrator finds himself intrigued by Roderick and entrapped in the House of Usher. During his stay at the House of Usher, the narrator is gravely troubled
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